Body recovered from New York waters of Lake Erie

DUNKIRK, N.Y. -- Authorities in two states are investigating after the body of female was recovered from the waters of Lake Erie near Dunkirk, New York.

Boaters called 911 around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday after spotting the body floating in the water. The Chautauqua County Sheriff Water Rescue team retrieved the body and turned it over to Chautauqua County Coroner Larry Wilcox, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The Pennsylvania State Police responded to the scene, and reports it will continue to investigate to assist Chautauqua County officials in identifying the deceased.


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